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I donned a pair of jeans, a stylish top, some lipstick. Not only were all the patrons under 30, but the women were dressed in sexy outfits I would never wear. Once you've found out each other's professions and hobbies, likes and dislikes, it's already time to move on.Memories of university romances danced in my head as I practised flirting in the mirror while holding a glass of wine. Predictably, no one noticed us except the bartender. There's barely enough time to jot down a name, let alone envision holding hands on a moonlit beach. To me, that seemed equivalent to six months in single-and-fortysomething years.In this intimate setting, we each shared our biggest life challenge. It was a supreme Bridget Jones moment, and revealed that some aspects of dating remain the same at any age. My final tally: an awkward bar night, a speed-dating adventure, a summer fling and 19 decent Internet dates to find one terrific soulmate. It was at times exhilarating, at times overwhelming, at times disheartening, but I wouldn't change a thing.
Here's where you can meet singles in Toronto, Ontario.Parting, we set up a second date for the coming weekend.On Saturday at my place, two coffees were steaming on the table as soft music played in the background.Single and 40, I moved back to Toronto after a decade of working on human-rights projects in developing countries.I was ready to settle down and find a soulmate, preferably one who liked to travel and could locate Afghanistan on a map.